Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (15):
defines instances of the targeted response class by the shape of form of the behavior (what the behavior looks like)
effects of an observation and measurement procedure on the behavior being measured
the response class selected for intervention; can be defined either functionally or topographically. what we want to change.
designates responses as members of the targeted response class solely in terms of their common effect on the environment
extent to which behaviors are appropriate, intervention procedures are acceptable, and important and significant changes in target and collateral behaviors are produced
belief that people with disabilities should, to the maximum extent possible, be physically and socially integrated into the mainstream of society regardless of the degree or type of disability
direct, continuous observation. observer records a descriptive, temporally sequenced amount of all behaviors of interest and the antecedent conditions and consequences for those events
provides descriptions of specific skills and the conditions under which each skills should be observed
a full range of inquiry methods to identify probable antecedent and consequent controlling variables
a behavior that has sudden and dramatic consequences that extend well beyond the idiosyncratic change itself because it exposes the person to new environments, reinforcers, contingencies, responses, and stimulus controls
Relevance of behavioral rule
only behaviors likely to produce reinforcement in the person's natural environment should be targeted for change
assessment that acknowledges the interrelationships between environment and behavior. obtains data across multiple settings and persons.
a behavior that, when learned, produces corresponding modifications or covariation in other untrained behaviors